Culture Connect Featured Event
Join us for Lantern Light Tours on Friday, October 18 and Saturday, October 19, 2013.
Tickets are sold prior to the event, with remaining tickets at the door.
Due to the limits on group size it is highly recommended to purchase tickets ahead of time at the Old Academy (150 Main Street) Tuesday thru Friday 10-4pm or the shop of our website.
Tickets go on sale September 17th!
Tickets will be sold at the door - first come, first serve, 6:15 to 8:10pm.
Event is not recommended for children under age of seven.
The tour will start and end at the Keeney Memorial Cultural Center (200 Main Street) where children’s activities, light refreshments and entertainment will be provided.
Tours will be led by a lantern through the Main Street neighborhood stopping to “encounter” spirits from the past in their homes, houses of worship and gravesites.
Friday, October 18, 2013 at 6:30pm, 6:50pm, 7:10pm, 7:30pm, 7:50pm, 8:10pm
Saturday, October 19, 2013 at 6:30pm, 6:50pm, 7:10pm, 7:30pm, 7:50pm, 8:10pm
Raindate is Sunday, October 20, 2013.
Appropriate for ages 7 and up, tickets are $15 adults & $7children. Each tour lasts a little over one hour.
The evening begins and ends at the Keeney Memorial Cultural Center at 200 Main Street with refreshments.
Raindate is Sunday, October 20th. The Society will contact visitors who purchased tickets in advance by provided email or telephone number if raindate is necessary.
Tickets are nonrefundable nor returnable, but are transferable to another individual for the same time and date.
Program supported by the Robert Allan Keeney Memorial Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving and ShopRite of Manchester & East Hartford.
Things to Remember:
Arrive 10 minutes before your tour to check in with the docent at first floor desk in the Keeney Center, late arrivals may miss the tour.
We cannot place you on another tour nor refund tickets for missed tours.
This is a historical walk through the Ancient and Village Burying Ground, please dress warmly and wear comfortable shoes.
There are no refunds or returns on tickets.
If cannot attend for any reason you may transfer your tickets to another individual.
Raindate is Sunday, October 20th if inclement weather.
Reserve your tickets early online or at the Old Academy.
Tickets are the door are first come, first serve at the door the night of the event starting at 6:15 to 8:10pm..